Development of Energy Education in the Mekong area (DEEM)

Research summary

The project responds to the identified needs of the Mekong HEIs to:
1) create sustainable energy engineering curricula,
2) improvement of sustainable energy knowledge, innovative pedagogical approaches, skills to foster research oriented learning,
3) improvement of international, national and regional networks

DEEM project aims to integrate futures and sustainability thinking, promote innovation and entrepreneurship, build public-private partnerships and include innovative teaching methods. Associate partners from the governments and civil society provide guidance on most relevant challenges and skills needed.


Research info

Research title
Development of Energy Education in the Mekong area (DEEM)

Research timeline
1.10.2016 - 1.10.2020

capacity building climate change higher education renewable energy sustainable development


Cambodia, Finland, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar

University of Turku
Finland Futures Research Centre
Turku, Finland

Funding instrument
Business Finland, European Union Funding

Head of research
Jyrki Luukkanen

Research team
Dr Jyrki Luukkanen, Mr. Mika Korkeakoski, Dr. Jari Kaivo-oja, Mr. Timo Nurmi

Wageningen University, Europe-Universit├Ąt Flensburg, Tampere University of Technology, Royal University of Phnom Penh, Institute of Technology of Cambodia, National University of Laos, Yangon Technical University, University of Yangon

Contact information
Mika Korkeakoski
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